Tagged With Civil Rights

7 shots in the back: How 3 minutes with police ripped apart Jacob Blake's life and rekindled his family's push for justice


NAACP president slams Biden's budget for failing to include student debt cancellation


Derek Chauvin was indicted in the arrest of a 14-year-old whom prosecutors say he knelt on for 17 minutes and hit with a flashlight



Former federal prosecutors explain how bringing civil rights charges against Derek Chauvin would work


Biden is betting big with plans to remake America. Here are 6 takeaways from Biden's speech.


A Rhode Island program will pay off up to $25,000 in student loans for teachers of color



36 civil rights organizations urge Biden to cancel $50,000 in student debt per borrower


'This is Jim Crow in new clothes': Sen. Raphael Warnock delivers a forceful defense of voting rights, excoriates GOP-led voting restrictions


Target apologizes after 3 Black teenagers were wrongfully detained at a California store


Facebook has hired its first vice president of civil rights


What should we think of America now?


Huawei reportedly worked with 4 additional companies to build surveillance tools that track people by ethnicity, following recent revelations that it tested a 'Uighur alarm'



Amazon is facing a lawsuit that accuses it of violating civil rights laws by failing to protect Black, Brown, and immigrant warehouse workers from COVID-19 while looking out for its mostly white managers


The Supreme Court heard a case concerning LGBTQ rights and religious liberty about one week after Amy Coney Barrett joined the bench


George Floyd's sister says Biden is 'the change that we need' in new campaign ad


Trump makes a $500 billion economic appeal to Black Americans, while pledging to make Juneteenth a federal holiday



As Facebook prepares to outsource tough content decisions to its new 'Supreme Court,' experts warn it still operates within a dictatorship and can't legislate a better government


Facebook 'did nothing' about violent militia and hate groups for 5 years despite being warned at least 10 times, advocacy group says


Portland becomes the first city to ban the use of facial recognition technology by government agencies and private entities in public spaces


Palantir's financials just leaked ahead of its public listing, showing it lost nearly $580 million last year and has yet to turn a profit